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12 hours ago, Benjaminc81 said:

I´ll give the regular edition of "Cruelty and the Beast" another spin soon just so i can compare it to the new remastered version. Maybe i´ve been too critical of the production, but like i said it´s been quite a while since i actually listened to the original releases.

Well, maybe, but I doubt it.

I'm not talking about sound, I'm talking about feeling and connection. You won't find anything great in the original that you haven't already found. In fact, if anything, the original will sound even worse to you now, I imagine. 

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Wow...I haven't listen to or thought about Cradle of Filth in YEARS...but in saying that I did listen to Midian & Nymphetamine a lot back in the day. Those albums did feature some really catchy & memorable tunes. How are sounding these days?

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On 11/24/2019 at 4:33 PM, Grievous said:

Wow...I haven't listen to or thought about Cradle of Filth in YEARS...but in saying that I did listen to Midian & Nymphetamine a lot back in the day. Those albums did feature some really catchy & memorable tunes. How are sounding these days?

Refer to my analysis on the first page.

They’re amazing these days. 

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17 minutes ago, Requiem said:

Refer to my analysis on the first page.

Will do Dr. Req...

17 minutes ago, Requiem said:

They’re amazing these days. 

Really? More amazing than Midian?

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18 hours ago, Grievous said:

Will do Dr. Req...

Really? More amazing than Midian?

Ooh that’s a tough call. Depends on my mood. 

Check out ‘Cryptoriana’, the latest album. Those guitar players!! This album and ‘Hammer of the Witches’ was the band’s big return to quality with two new guitarists/songwriters. The few albums before these two are fairly forgettable. 

Check Dr Req’s rankings on page one. 

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38 minutes ago, Requiem said:

Check out ‘Cryptoriana’, the latest album. Those guitar players!! This album and ‘Hammer of the Witches’ was the band’s big return to quality with two new guitarists/songwriters.

Oh...I see. An injection of "fresh creative blood" has given the Filth a new lease on life.

Interesting...

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Finally bought 'Eleven Burial Masses', the Peaceville re-release of 'Live Bait for the Dead' from their 2001 Nottingham Rock City show. 

Great live album. 75 minutes of classic era Cradle with a crystal production, guitars up front, Dani sounding great, faultless song choice. 

Great line-up too (it's the 'Midian' line-up): Dani, Allender, Gian Pyres, Robin Graves, Martin Powell, Erlandsson. 

The booklet contains a cool essay from journalist Dom Lawson, and a few small and admittedly unexciting live photos. 

Get around it if you want the songs with a slightly wild abandon in the live setting. 

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